photo by: Erin D. Carter

The river knows no neighborhood bounds. It is a shared resource connecting our community to the world. It is the ideal space for intergenerational, multidisciplinary experiences and learning. Reflecting that sentiment, we offer a diverse portfolio of richly partnered programs and events that address gaps and welcome all to deepen relationships with each other and Saint Paul’s wilderness.


A digital event and programs calendar orienting the public to hundreds of activities taking place at or on the river.

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Mississippi River Paddle Share

The Mississippi River Paddle Share is a self-service kayak rental program that hosts a 6.3-mile route down the Mississippi River in Saint Paul.

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River Reveal Gallery

“River Reveal: Photographing the Mississippi in Saint Paul” brings the contemporary experience of the river into focus. 

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Saint Paul’s Eco-Friendly Goats

Goats are roaming the Saint Paul riverfront to help maintain and enhance natural habitat.

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Great River Passage Presents: Voices of the River

A micro-documentary series featuring the unique places, people and experiences of the river.

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Family Camping at the River

An overnight outing for Saint Paul families who are new to camping.

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River Field Trips

A field trip program that introduces Saint Paul youth to the river.

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